1) ADJ If something is tailor-made, it has been specially designed for a particular person or purpose.

...tailor-made itineraries for tourists seeking something more individual than packaged holidays...

Each client's portfolio is tailor-made.

custom made
2) ADJ: oft ADJ for n (emphasis) If you say that someone or something is tailor-made for a particular task, purpose, or need, you are emphasizing that they are perfectly suitable for it.

He was tailor-made, it was said, for the task ahead...

These questions were tailor-made for Professor Posner.

3) ADJ Tailor-made clothes have been specially made to fit a particular person.

He was wearing a tweed suit that looked tailor-made.

...his expensive tailor-made shirt.


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